The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

China's Reach (中国:内控与外扩)

中共当局的新一批藏区禁歌、禁书和违禁广播节目名单(New list of songs, books, radio programs banned in Tibetan areas by CPC authorities)
Weiquanwang, January 20, 2022

中宣部下令官媒宣传美好生活 营造中共二十大舆论氛围(CPC’s Central Propaganda Department orders state media to promote aspects of a better life to create favorable atmosphere for the 20th Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, January 20, 2022

Human Rights Defenders & Civil Society (人权捍卫者与公民社会)

European Parliament debates resolution over ‘deterioration’ of media freedoms in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, January 20, 2022

Education University of Hong Kong latest to cut ties with its student union, says ‘overhaul’ necessary
Hong Kong Free Press, January 20, 2022

荃葵青遊行手持磚頭被捕 中大生認非法集結囚8個月(CUHK student jailed for 8 months for participating in unauthorized assembly in the 2019 protests), January 20, 2022

大陆媒体人、前调查记者宋阳标因言获罪遭成都警方刑事拘留 疑与发文揭露成都别墅违建有关(Mainland media personality and former investigative journalist Song Yangbiao is detained, following his exposé of illegal construction of villas in Chengdu)
Weiquanwang, January 20, 2022

Law & Policy (法律与政策)

Can China contain omicron with QR codes, cute robots and surveillance tech?
Protocol, January 19, 2022

法国国民议会:谴责中国对维吾尔人的“种族灭绝”(French parliament condemns China's "genocide" of Uyghurs)
Deutsche Welle, January 20, 2022

French parliament passes motion condemning China 'genocide' against Uyghurs
Reuters, January 20, 2022

Current Topics (热门话题)

Amnesty warns over 'sportswashing' at Beijing Winter Olympics
Agence France-Presse, January 19, 2022

NBC won't send sports announcing teams to 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing due to COVID-19
USA Today, January 20, 2022


不能容忍严厉控制,NBC决定不派播报团队前往北京(Citing Strict control as intolerable, NBC decides not to send announce teams to Beijing)
Voice of America, January 20, 2022

Commentary & Analysis (评论与分析)

中国港版国安法如何可能会延伸到台湾及其他地区(How China may extend the Hong Kong version of its national security law to Taiwan and beyond)
Voice of America, January 20, 2022